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Old 17.08.2016, 14:05
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Maybe you misinterpreted what I said. It's now a negotiation, but the hand of the UK is being underplayed. They are the 6th biggest economy in the world (were the 5th but since Brexit fell behind France, so it's close). That is hardly a small fish in a big pond. The UK was also a significant net contributor to Europe, Europe doesn't want to give that up.

But it's a negotiation and it's then up to both sides to decide.

Brexit logic is that we have the chance to negotiate as a fairly significant player. Where does it say that we suddenly became bigger? No one is claiming that.

But this is all the trade argument,which is what lost in the referendum. The social / political issues are equally if not more significant. The trade was shown to be a non-issue.
"The UK was also a significant net contributor to Europe, " As I posted before nay deal will include FMOP and big financial contributions from UK
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